Spearmint

Latin Name :  Menthae viridis, Fam. Labiatae

Sensoric quality :  Characteristically pure and refreshing odour, pungent and burning taste.

Main constituents :  The essential oil of spearmint is Carvone.responsible for the pungent and refreshing odour; they are mostly found in older leaves and are preferentially formed during long daily sunlight periods.

Uses:  Use mint as flavored tea, or to add zest to marinades. Can also be stired into warmed apple or currant jelly for a quick meat sauce or dessert topping.

Medicinal Uses : ANTIFLATULANT

Availability :  Leaves, Crushed, Fine Cut.